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g.o.p. players at a company in virginia which is an example of the small business mentioned 20 times at the event to roll out the "pledge to america," as republicans are calling it. it is 21 pages and promised principles from the house of representatives including tax cutting, spending cutting, rolling back government regulations, repealing health care reform, which goes into effect today. and now on capitol hill, the republicans said give us control of the house of representatives and this is what we will do. >>reporter: they want to be pulling in government size and spending and say they are about getting the economy on track. they want to beef up national security and reform congress itself. it was an interesting moment today weapon house minority leader acknowledged that when the gop was in charming, we made some mistakes but he says republicans have learned their lesson, listened to the people. listen to him. we get it. we get it. and this is why when we outline it here, our "pledge to america," i can tell you, we are very serious about implementing our pledge. >>reporter: if th
, in virginia. a venue for the president and supporters to promote the new regulations on health insurance. he said the changes are not about getting between patients and doctors. >> these are designed not to have government more involved in health care. they are designed to make sure you have basic protections in your interactions with the insurance company. >>shepard: the democrats in washington call the changes a patient bill of rights. and now, our reporter is here is up here in new york city. less then three weeks from the midterms. hard to believe. what is the pitch? >>guest: the president is trying to give it a personal feel with people who are benefiting from health care reform or feel they will benefit from health care reform. and a minute of candor from the president on the message. take a listen. >> sometimes i fault myself nor not having been able to make the case more clearly, to the country. we spend, each of us who have health insurance, spend $1,000 of our premiums on somebody else's care. >>guest: he said it was bankrupting families and businesses and the government. >>shepard
. the governors of north carolina, virginia, and maryland declare states of emergency as hurricane earl heads to the east coast, and it is not 100 percent clear if the storm will even make landfall in the united states. we cannot know. it could just skirt along the coast bringing tropical storms and winds to many. huge waves and potentially deadly currents. and, then, again, it could head right in. folks on north carolina's barrier islands called the outer banks will be the first to feel the storm around midnight tonight. and now a look at the communities there, at least i think we can look. sunny. well, we will in the look yet -- yes, there we go. the water appears to have waves. the north carolina governor says they are prepared for whatever hurricane earl will bring. >> we're ready. let me say that again were. we are very ready. we have in place the resources and the supplies and the capacity to do whatever it takes for north carolina and our citizens to be safe. >>shepard: president obama has already declared an "emergency" in the state and the national guard has deployed youth troops to
just say that soon after the incident at virginia tech we recognized that we needed to put together a response plan. in order to develop this plan, we would need some guidance and training and we turned to our partners at the baltimore police department who were more than willing to step up and help us put together a response. and a strategy. part of that strategy is the sending of text messages to hopkins employees that an insurance dents has occurred, what the incident is and giving them information on what to do. security, the security forces responded to the location and they moved to protect the staff, the patients, and to isolate the suspect. and to hold their ground until the police department responded. we have shifted resources, the employees who are deployed at the exterior part of the campus and the call was made to 9-1-1 and the immediate response took place. i heard a question about visit visitors. state law requires all staff members to have an i.d. badge and all visitors are given a wristband at the security desk. we go through about 80,000 wristbands a week. you do t
. the midland issues has tornado watches and warnings. especially in virginia. across the border in north carolina, they took, look at flooding there. this is wilmington near the coast. and southeast corner of the state. and folks can expect this all over the place. our chief meteorologist is in the weather center. it looks like it moved west. >>reporter: most of the moisture is to the west of new york city and areas to the south. but you are seeing the pictures of wilmington with rainfall since sunday, over 20" in a matter of five days. that is causing big problems. and it is still raining. the new area of low pressure is building. that will funnel the moisture. the reason the moisture is dense is because of moisture from nicole with tornado watch in pennsylvania, delaware and all this rain that is heavy, a lot of leaves on the trees and we will see those knocked off. some of the leaves have changed and that will cause big time flooding. the totals just since yesterday, again, in wilmington, 8" and over 20" since early this week. this is where we got the flooding concerns, flash flooding
tested in a court before but once in richmond, virginia where another federal judge said i'm not going to throw out the case because, quite frankly, the feds have never claimed the authority to tell people that they have to buy something if they don't want to buy it. >> shepard: and what is your sense on where this thing goes? >> i think that those four challenges will prevail. i think that this federal judge will dismiss those four parts of the statute. shep, it is 2700-pages long. the challenge is for four parts. the four most significant parts. there are many, many, many other regulations there that will remain and that will be appealed by the federal government to the united states court of appeals to the 11th circuit sitting in atlanta and whichever side los loses therel try to get it to the supreme court. >> shepard: it would appear -- it appears at least public opinion is on the side of doing something about this healthcare legislation. >> that is why we have life tenured judges who should not concern themselves with public opinion. their job is to look at the law and look at th
'm determined as i did with the 9/11 fund and the virginia tech program to make sure that we accelerate the program and get the payments out the door. >>shepard: thank you. you have a difficult job lady and a lot of complaints along the way. very nice of you to be here. good luck. >>guest: thank you very much. >>shepard: the former college superstar reggie bush giving back his heisman trophy, a first in their history. is that highlighting a problem in sports? [ male announcer ] this is rachel, a busy mom. she starts at dawn and so does her back pain. that's two pills for a four hour drive. the drive is done. so it's a day of games and two more pills. the games are over, her pain is back, that's two more pills. and when she's finally home, but hang on, just two aleve can keep back pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rachel, who chose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. ♪ >>shepard: superstar reggie bush is giving back the sport's highest honor, the heisman trophy. he won it in 2005 while playing f
of the hour time for the top of the news. the president ready to speak in richmond, virginia, in an attempt to drum up support for the economic agenda. the president lashed out at fellow democrats in an article in "rolling stone," and in an interview the president expressed frustration with the support he has been getting saying "it is in excusable for any democrat or progressive right now to stand on the sidelines in the midterm election." today is wednesday. and that means wednesday's with juan. juan williams is with us. i got a letter from a former football player at ol' miss, we all got it, and we loved this quaterback and he saids fans, stop leaving at half time, show up, i don't care win, lose, your job is to participate. and he's right. i wonder if in a political way people are right. if you are so hired up, get involved. >>guest: absolutely. and the tampa bay, same thing. >>shepard: that is all we have to do, rays fans. >>guest: the president says "don't stand open the side lines, get in the game," and he is asking the fans to do more than complain and whine. in the "rolling stone"
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